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Amarnath Yatra has been suspended until further notice after activating Cloudburst emergency helpline numbers


At least 13 people were killed in a cloudy explosion near the sacred Amarnath Cave in southern Kashmir Friday evening. Police officials said 25 tents and three community kitchens were destroyed in the incident. The Amarnath pilgrimage was postponed after the incident. Officials gave this information. He said the Amarnath Yatra has been postponed until the situation returns to normal.

ITBP PRO spokesperson Vivek Kumar Pandey said, “The situation is under control, the rain is still going on. Due to the level of danger, the Amarnath Yatra has been temporarily suspended as the area has been inundated. If the weather remains normal. Temporary arrangements have been made, and the flight can resume tomorrow.”

Everything was swept away in the flood that came near Amarnath Cave, and the army ordered a rescue operation

The cloud exploded at 5.30pm in heavy rain. Officials said 25 tents and three community kitchens were destroyed when water suddenly entered the base camp outside the cave, where pilgrims are served food. Given the seriousness of the accident, the army assumed responsibility for the rescue. Six army teams also joined the rescue operation. NDRF and ITBP teams are also involved in the rescue operation.

The emergency helpline number has been issued, call here

The Jammu and Kashmir administration set up a helpline in Amarnath Yatra on Friday. The Deputy Governor’s Department and Shree Amarnath Shrine Board have released four phone numbers that people can contact for information. The government’s Department of Public Relations and Shrine Council tweeted, “Amarnath Yatra Helpline Numbers: NDRF: 011-23438252, 011-23438253, Kashmir Province Helpline: 2496240-0194, Shrine Council Helpline: 0194-2313149.” At the same time, the administration said that its focus is now on relief operations.

NDRF: 011-23438252, 011-23438253
Kashmir Regional Helpline: 0194-2496240
Shrine Council Helpline: 0194-2313149

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The Indian Army is carrying out rescue operations with army dog ​​squads in the cloud-hit area at the lower Amarnath Cave site. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his grief over the incident. “Sad about the cloud explosion incident near Shri Amarnath Cave. Condolences to the families of the victims. Talk to Manoj Sinha ji and inquire about the situation,” he wrote on Twitter. Shah tweeted that he had assessed the situation by speaking to the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha.

The Prime Minister said rescue and relief operations are continuing. All possible assistance is being provided to those affected.” Federal Home Minister Amit Shah directed the Central Forces and the Jammu and Kashmir Administration to speed up the rescue of the people affected by the cloud blast near Amarnath Cave.

Sonia Rahul expressed her grief over the death of devotees due to the explosion of clouds near Amarnath Cave

Congress President Sonia Gandhi, former President Rahul Gandhi and prominent leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra expressed their grief over the death of many pilgrims in the cloud explosion accident near Amarnath Cave in southern Himalayan Kashmir, and wished a speedy recovery for the injured. “I am deeply saddened by the news of the tragic loss of a number of pilgrims due to the explosion of clouds near the sacred Amarnath Cave in Jammu and Kashmir. I express my condolences to the families of the victims. I wish a speedy recovery to the injured and express my deepest condolences to the families of the deceased,” said Sonia Gandhi in a statement. Gandhi,” The sad news of the death of many worshipers due to clouds has been found near the sacred Amarnath Cave. My deepest condolences to the families of the deceased. We ask God to protect the missing worshipers in the accident and to provide a speedy recovery to the injured.

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